Teacher Retention Motivation Strategies in Ghana

Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 23 October 2018

Teacher Retention Motivation Strategies in Ghana

Nurudeen Abdul-Rahaman, Frank Osei Ababio, Johari Abdu kitule, Vincent Ekow Arkorful, Ibrahim Basiru, Abdul Basit Abdul Rahman

University of Science and Technology of China

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10.31014/aior.1993.01.01.11

Abstract

The study examined how motivational strategies are retaining teachers in schools in the Wa West district of the Upper West Region of Ghana. The qualitative method was adopted, and simple random, cluster and purposive sampling were used to select the 120 sample size for the study. Questionnaires were used for data collection. Trained teachers were targeted in this study. The study found recruitment of teachers from deprived areas as weak to keep teachers in deprived areas whilst enhancement in study leave and sponsorship programs, enhancement of teachers' accommodation and improvement in social amenities in deprived areas were strong reasons to keep teachers in the district.

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